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Director: Paul Spurrier

Genre: Horror

Year: 2005

Rating: NR

An orphan (Suangporn Jaturaphut) must put the magic skills she learned from her grandmother to the test when her elderly caretaker falls ill. Taking up work as a go-go dancer to pay for her grandmother's medicine, she uses her powers for good or is it evil?

As the film opens we get to see a young Aaw living with her grandma in rural Thailand, she is sort of a out cast and feels most comfortable being around her grand mother who teaches her witch craft and the good things it can do for her. Soon the grand mother becomes ill and with lack of any money to keep her medicines coming Aaw must set out to find work. She ends up in Bangkok at a strip bar and this is where she not only loses her name which is changed to Dau but she also loses her innocence and her old self as she begins to use the magic her grand mother taught her to get even with those that cause her pain. Filmed on a low-budget Director, Paul Spurrier does a wonderful job telling the story with use of great locations, the rural Thailand and Bangkok locations are very different but both provide great atmosphere, it shows the difference in going from an innocent young girl to a place that corrupts her mind and soul. The cast of unknowns are all terrific, Suangporn Jaturaphut is magnificent as Aaw/Dau in her first ever film role. As the film moves along you get to see some good gore and the ending is a little disturbing but fulfilling at the same time. There is a lot to like here, P is a sensual,sensitive and often scary horror flick that rises above the low budget it has to become something much bigger. This is an impressive film in many ways and one that is backed by an excellent story which you rarely see in any horror film today. It is nice to see it finally released on DVD here in the U.S., I highly recommend this to any fan of horror.

Released by Tartan Video

**** Out Of *****